Ohrid becomes an online course focused on the city’s natural, historical, cultural, and mostly architectural values. The Lake Ohrid region, a mixed World Heritage, is inscribed at UNESCO’s list for its natural conservation values since 1979. A year later, the city is recognized for its cultural heritage values, stemming from a combination of its well-preserved historic urban ensemble. In this regard, the learners of this course will have the chance to connect with the city’s architectural history. The preservation of the city’s image through acknowledging its various urban and structural components becomes apparent in the featured lessons.
Learners are expected to:
- enrich their cognitive and spatial background regarding the city and to understand its architectural dimension,
- connect the urban and architectural phenomenon with the historical, social and cultural environment in which it develops,
- understand the various aspects and approaches to the issue of preservation, reflect on, and take a stand on it,
- express themselves orally by connecting their observation, researching, and interviewing skills,
- cultivate skills of exploration, cooperation and critical observation,
- be aware of the difficulties and problems of preserving tangible heritage.